Orientation & Geography

Europe, Norway, Sogn og Fjordane

is a town and the administrative centre of Flora municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is also a former municipality that existed for just over 100 years. The town was founded on the Florelandet island between the Botnafjorden and Solheimsfjorden by royal decree in 1860. In 2009, the city of Florø had 8,448 inhabitants. Florø is Norway's (and thus the Scandinavian Peninsula's) westernmost town, west of Amsterdam, Brussels, and Nice. It is the most western town on the mainland in the Nordic countries. Florø is also home to Florø Airport.